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Presidential Quiz: Three ways to take it

 Every four years around the time of the inaugural I post a presidential Quiz! I do that today, and I will post the answers on Monday.  I am tempted to joke that...

From Gödel's Lost Letter and P=NP

Science Advisor

Resources for a new term from our vantage point Crop from Broad Institute src Eric Lander has been appointed director of the US Office of Science and Technology...

Increase of Vishing Corporations
From The Eponymous Pickle

Increase of Vishing Corporations

Corporations and security. FBI warns of vishing attacks stealing corporate accounts,  By Sergiu Gatlan FBI warns of vishing attacks stealing corporate accountsThe...

Reading the Intel Tea Leaves: Pat Gelsinger’s HPC Paradox
From insideHPC

Reading the Intel Tea Leaves: Pat Gelsinger’s HPC Paradox

As he takes charge of Intel, CEO Pat Gelsinger faces a paradox: his new company is both troubled and a revenue geyser; if Intel is to continue its historical growth...

Intangible Assets
From The Eponymous Pickle

Intangible Assets

 Intro below on a collection of thoughts and links on intangible assets.  Recall we also struggled with the definition of 'intangible'. when we defined data assets...

$1.5 M in State HPC Funding for Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Collaborators
From insideHPC

$1.5 M in State HPC Funding for Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and Collaborators

Jan. 21, 2021 – The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has funded the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and collaborators with $1.5 million in two separate awards. The...

NASA Tests Robotics
From The Eponymous Pickle

NASA Tests Robotics

Space is a god place to try out assistive roboticsNASA Readies Astrobee Flying Robots for Serious Space ScienceUPI, Paul Brinkmann, in CACMNew Astrobee flying robots...

University of Glasgow Partners with Oxford Instruments NanoScience on Quantum Computing 
From insideHPC

University of Glasgow Partners with Oxford Instruments NanoScience on Quantum Computing 

Jan. 21, 2021 — Today, the University of Glasgow, active in quantum technology development and home of the Quantum Circuits Group, announced it’s using Oxford Instruments...

Teeth for Interfaces
From The Eponymous Pickle

Teeth for Interfaces

 A different kind of interaction.Finally, Apps to Sink Your Teeth IntoBy Paul Marks, Commissioned by CACM Staff,  January 12, 2021Engineers exploring human-computer...

Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers – Part 4
From insideHPC

Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers – Part 4

This insideHPC Special Research Report, “Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers,” provides an overview of what to consider when selecting an...

SVR Attacks on Microsoft 365
From Schneier on Security

SVR Attacks on Microsoft 365

FireEye is reporting the current known tactics that the SVR used to compromise Microsoft 365 cloud data as part of its SolarWinds operation: Mandiant has observed...

Videogames as the Future of Work
From The Eponymous Pickle

Videogames as the Future of Work

Something we examined briefly.  Can we convert work into game?   Some people already do in their heads, is that workable?  Key drivers?Are Videogames the Future...

Data Cataogs vs Discovery
From The Eponymous Pickle

Data Cataogs vs Discovery

Depends... Internally controlled vs externally, other ...   Metadata also a key component. Governance too.Data Catalogs Are Dead; Long Live Data Discovery  in Towardsdatascience...

HPE Selects DigiPlex for Hosting HPC Infrastructure
From insideHPC

HPE Selects DigiPlex for Hosting HPC Infrastructure

Oslo, Norway — DigiPlex, the Nordic data centres provider, has signed an agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to host AI and High-Performance Computing...

The Dell Technologies HPC Community Interviews: Flavio Villannustre Talks Open Source Analytics at LexisNexis
From insideHPC

The Dell Technologies HPC Community Interviews: Flavio Villannustre Talks Open Source Analytics at LexisNexis

Open source champion Flavio Villanustre is vice president of technology and chief information security officer for LexisNexis Risk Solutions, which is a globalThe...

GM and Microsoft Partner on Self-Driving Cars
From The Eponymous Pickle

GM and Microsoft Partner on Self-Driving Cars

 Quite some competition in the space.Microsoft partners with GM to make self-driving cars a reality  By Tristan Greene, in TNWDriverless car startup Cruise, a GM...

Nimbix Brings HPC-as-a-Service to Government-Approved Clouds
From insideHPC

Nimbix Brings HPC-as-a-Service to Government-Approved Clouds

Dallas – Nimbix, the high performance computing (HPC) cloud platform provider, has announced support for government-approved cloud infrastructures supporting FedRAMP...

Microscanner Mirrors Sensing Environment
From The Eponymous Pickle

Microscanner Mirrors Sensing Environment

 Sensing your context is very broadly useful.Microscanner Mirrors Replace Human VisionBy Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Germany)A microscanner mirror for LiDAR systems...

Getting Work Done During Sleep
From The Eponymous Pickle

Getting Work Done During Sleep

 Have mentioned here a number of times my involvement in related research.   Its covered in many posts.MIT Just Discovered You Can Get Work Done Even While Asleep...
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